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Meaning of ALMAN

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Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Al"man\ (-man), n. [OF. Aleman, F. Allemand, fr. L.
Alemanni, ancient Ger. tribes.] [Obs.]
1. A German. Also adj., German. --Shak.

2. The German language. --J. Foxe.

3. A kind of dance. See {Allemande}.

{Almain rivets}, {Almayne rivets}, or {Alman rivets}, a sort
   of light armor from Germany, characterized by overlapping
   plates, arranged to slide on rivets, and thus afford great
   flexibility.

 

 

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